Directors and Staff
Professor Marianne Blair, Program Director
Professor Blair is a full professor and the Study Abroad Director at The University of Tulsa College of Law, where she has taught Family Law, Civil Procedure, and International and Comparative Family Law for the past twenty-seven years. She has taught in the Dublin summer program in 1999 and 2005, and has served as Resident Director from 2009-2013. Professor Blair is co-author of the first American casebook in the field of comparative and international family law, Family Law in the World Community, and a contributing author to the leading treatise on U.S. adoption law, Adoption Law and Practice (ed., Joan Hollinger). She has published numerous articles on topics related to adoption law and international and comparative family law. Professor Blair has also served as Chair of the Family and Juvenile Law Section of the Association of American Law Schools and as a member of the Oklahoma Adoption Law Reform Committee, through which she participated in drafting the Oklahoma Adoption Code. She has received several teaching awards at the College of Law, and in 1992 was one of the recipients of The University of Tulsa Outstanding Teacher Award.
Mary Holmes, Program Administrator
Mary is a Program Specialist at the University of Tulsa College of Law and Mabee Legal Information Center, and is the program administrator for the law study abroad programs. Contact Mary with questions regarding your application to the Dublin program and internship course, registration, course materials, housing arrangements, tuition and fees, transcripts, and additional questions that may arise as you prepare to study and live in Dublin next summer. Mary also facilitates the application process for students interested in participating in the Argentina and China summer programs, and Autumn in London semester program. You can contact Mary at (918) 631-5038 or firstname.lastname@example.org. TU Law students interested in obtaining additional program information and application materials can visit the program office, room 3105 on the third floor of the Mabee Legal Information Center.
Julie Hildebrand, Student Assistant
Julie is a 2L at the University of Tulsa College of Law. She attended the 2013 Summer in Dublin Program and interned with the Children's Rights Alliance, and returns as the Student Assistant for the 2014 program. Students interested in participating in the Summer in Dublin Program can contact Julie for a law student's perspective of the program and first-hand experience of the internship course. Julie will also coordinate the Dublin Facebook page, which will be accessible to all admitted students. The Dublin Facebook page is an excellent resource for connecting with others before and during the program, coordinating travel plans, planning excursions, and staying abreast of daily events while in Dublin, as well as fantastic way to share pictures and resources. The Facebook page will be available in early spring. Students can contact Julie at email@example.com.
Dr. Mary Catherine Lucey
Dr. Lucey assists as the Administrative Coordinator with University College Dublin and teaches the European Union Competition Law course in the Summer in Dublin Program. For her complete biography, visit the Dublin Faculty web page.